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 moms and minimum wage graphic

“The founder of Mother’s Day was a righteous, anti-capitalist bitch.” Plus, five policy changes that would be nice to give Moms instead of flowers.

A West Virginia school is accused of covering up repeated sexual assaults by two boys who are relatives of school district employees.

bell hooks deems Beyonce a “terrorist.”

Why are white men trying to save the planet without us?

Kara Walker’s new public art piece explores the history of sugar and slavery.

A white lady falsely takes credit/is given credit for the #bringbackourgirls hashtag.

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Maya Dusenbery is executive director in charge of editorial at Feministing. She is the author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick (HarperOne, March 2018). She has been a fellow at Mother Jones magazine and a columnist at Pacific Standard magazine. Her work has appeared in publications like Cosmopolitan.com, TheAtlantic.com, Bitch Magazine, as well as the anthology The Feminist Utopia Project. Before become a full-time journalist, she worked at the National Institute for Reproductive Health. A Minnesota native, she received her B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. After living in Brooklyn, Oakland, and Atlanta, she is currently based in the Twin Cities.

Maya Dusenbery is an executive director of Feministing and author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm on sexism in medicine.

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